The international blacklist of the world’s worst suppliers!

25 08 2016

The International Supplier Blacklist is a user generated list of bad suppliers around the world. Some tricks are so unbelievable and some scams so bad, that it is hard to believe that so many international buyers are still fall for them today!


How to Engage Chinese Suppliers to Improve their Productivity

11 02 2016

How to Engage Chinese Suppliers to improve their Productivity? The Top Five Questions to Ask when sourcing in China!

Supplier Challenges in China – Know Your Suppliers Biggest Challenges!

22 12 2015

Learn how knowledge of your suppliers’ challenges can help your negotiation strategy in China. Read all about supplier challenges in China in this article, Find very detailed research about the most important challenges your suppliers in China are facing. Written by Prof.Dr. Neale O’Connor, lecturer at China Sourcing Academy.

3 Must Read Posts About Exclusivity with Chinese Suppliers

4 08 2015

10 Years: 3  Must Read Blog Posts About Exclusivity & Distributor Agreements with Chinese Suppliers. China Sourcing Academy (CSA) lecturer Mike Bellamy has been blogging for a decade. CSA selected the best 100+ posts (covering 18 different sub-topics) from his various blogs for their relevance to international buyers doing business with China. Each week we [ ] The post 3 Must Read Posts About Exclusivity with Chinese Suppliers appeared first on CSIC – China Sourcing Information Center.

Tooling and molds: Inside look at tricks suppliers play with VAT and Amortization

13 06 2015

Any VAT rebate on made-in-China tooling? Should I amortize the tooling? A foreign buyer of Chinese plastic products asks: I am aware that VAT is applicable for the tooling owned by the customer at the supplier’s location in China to product a plastic part and export to Japan. Is there any option is available to buyer (Tool owner) to recover the VAT? If we request, supplier to amortize the tooling cost as piece price on manufactured goods, who will get benefit by VAT?

March 2015 Newsletter: More bad suppliers outed – How to save 8%- Who shouldn’t buy overseas – Selling to China advice.

30 03 2015

March 2015 Newsletter More bad suppliers outed RMB How to save 8%. Who shouldn’t buy overseas Selling to China advice. Newsletter provided compliments of Mike Bellamy Based in Asia since 1993 Author of “The Essential Reference Guide to China Sourcing” (also available on Amazon). Buying and selling in China Going China-factory-direct is …[Continue Reading]

Paying Chinese suppliers with PayPal

25 03 2015

Hi, I have read most of your forums and advise. But as a first time buyer am still confused about the payments. cause all the suppliers I chat with online sound the same. They all agree on PayPal but what I want to know is; How safe it is and …[Continue Reading]